Thamesford Man Killed In Hwy 2 Crash

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A Thamesford man has been identified as the man killed in a crash on Hwy. 2 Wednesday morning.

Oxford OPP say 31-year-old Justin Van Asselt was pronounced dead in hospital, after his car collided head-on with a transport truckĀ on Hwy. 2 west of 31st Line in Zorra Township.

Police say his car was heading west when it crossed the centre line and collided with the eastbound tractor trailer.

The crash caused the closure of Hwy. 2 between the 29th Line and 33rd Line and the 31st Line between County Rd. 66 and County Rd. 74.

The roads reopened just after 11:30am. Police are still investigating.